100K London to Brighton
As part of our ultra-challenge series, the 100K London to Brighton 2018 will test you to the max. You will start on Saturday morning, walking through the day and night with the aim of completing the route in 24 hours to arrive at the finish on Sunday morning.
Date: Saturday 7 July to Sunday 8 July 2018
Registration fee: from £50
Sponsorship pledge: from £300
Our pioneering 100K London to Brighton will challenge your mental and physical endurance, ideal for those who would like to test themselves and do something amazing for our charity.
Starting at the Hammersmith and Fulham Rugby Club on Saturday morning, you will cross the North Downs and walk via woodland and small villages to Sussex and the famous South Downs, finishing by the sea on Sunday morning at our centre in Brighton.
* Please note, we will not be offering a running option this year.
If you have any questions about the event please contact the events team on 020 7616 7959 or email 100Kchallenge@blindveterans.org.uk
You can view all photos from our 2017 event here.
Here is everything you need to get started on your exciting challenge.
You can enter as an individual, a team of five or as relay team of four and walkers must be at least 18 years of age on event day.
Individual entry: from £50
Team entry: from £50 per person
Relay entry: from £100
Individual entry: you will need to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship.
Team entry: you will need to raise a minimum of £1250 in sponsorship (£250 per person)
Relay entry: you will need to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship.
NB: Registration fees help cover the cost of putting on the event including marshaling, 24 hour support, medics and food. We rely entirely on participants raising the minimum sponsorship in order to help our veterans.
Included in your trip are the following:
• Three hot meals plus snacks and drinks’
• Fully signed route with arrows and glow sticks
• Marshals and support along the route
• Live results page, showing times at start, half way and finish
• GPX route file and maps
• Rest stops and toilets every 10-20km
• Support vehicles and First Aid back up
• 100K T-shirt and fundraising pack
• Regular team communication and Facebook Group
• Finisher’s medal and goody bag
• Personalised 100K event App on Vamoos
NB: Participants must be at least 18 years of age on event day
Would you like to be part of this great event? If so, we would be delighted for you to volunteer to join us at the start, finish or one of the rest stops along the route.
Tasks include cheering and encouraging our participants along the route, helping serve refreshments or handing out medals when they finally reach the finish line, most of them almost 24 hours after they set off! This support is invaluable and will make a huge difference to participants on the day.
You will receive a Blind Veterans UK t-shirt to wear, water and snacks on the day. Shifts will vary throughout the weekend. Interested? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your details and the location you would be interested in volunteering at.